Major socio-economic indicators in 11-month period
The Vietnamese economy has shown some positive signs in the past 11 months, according to the latest data from the General Statistics Office (GSO). There has been a trade surplus of US$25.83 billion, a significant amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) totaling US$28.85 billion, and the establishment of 146,044 new businesses. These figures indicate a strong and thriving economy.
The Conference for Foreign Non-governmental Organizations Affairs (COMINGO) took place on February 28 at the headquarters of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations. The purpose of the conference was to review the activities of 2023 and chart the directions and tasks for 2024. Nguyen Minh Hang, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairperson of COMINGO, presided over the conference.
Do Hung Viet, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, recently represented Vietnam at the 9th Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi, India. The event took place from February 22 to February 23, and brought together distinguished diplomats, policymakers, and experts from around the world. Viet's participation showcased Vietnam's commitment to multilateralism and its active engagement in global affairs. As a key representative, he shared insights and perspectives on various pressing issues, fostering dialogue and strengthening relations between Vietnam and other nations. The 9th Raisina Dialogue presented a valuable platform for networking, collaboration, and the exchange of ideas, further enhancing Vietnam's international cooperation and influence.
Vietnam's rich traditions and emerging brand festivals are not only captivating tourists but also driving the country to collaborate with other ASEAN member states in promoting sustainable festival tourism.